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AR Platform Versatility

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by 2A2Dend, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    What's your flavor?

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  2. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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    Here is my favorite platform,:)

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  3. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    For getting in your 4x4 pickup? o_O








    :D
     
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  4. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty boring , errrr basic I mean.
    I like the carbine version with a A2 style stock and stock iron sights.
    Might get a "glow in the dark" GI front sight ( forget what those are called ) . But that would be it.
    Just a good solid basic carbine , not much to go wrong there.
    Or go back in time and just keep my Colt SP1 I used to own ...
    For how I would use it either one would fit the bill.
    Andy
     
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  5. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    No AR for me. I had a Colt Sporter Match Target for a while, and sold it back before 594 hit the books.
    I want an M1A, badly. Soon maybe.
     
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  6. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Can't have just one. Get one in every configuration you want. Then you don't have to choose.
     
  7. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    See, I dont care much for all the doo dads you can put onto a AR, I like the fact I can go from hunting varmits, all the way up to bear just by swapping the upper and ammo.
     
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  8. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    The two types of ARs Im currently drooling over:

    Midlength gas system faux Dissipator
    And
    An 11.5" AR pistol
     
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  9. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    2A2Dend, you are very GIF ted!;)

    I own three AR's:
    A Colt HBAR
    An Olympic CAR-15
    And a S&W M-4 version

    Between all of those rifles I've added, in total, two Ergo grips, a MagPul sling swivel, a 2-7 power Leupold scope and a red dot device.
    So, aside from magazines, I haven't exactly kept the kids of aftermarket products manufacturers in college!:cool:
    They shoot good, especially the Colt which is a one holer, so I don't have much interest in modifying them! It is cool that I can if I want though!
     
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  10. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I love both platforms, but my SAI M-1A loaded is my favorite rifle to shoot! I hope you get yours soon! The darned prices just keep sky rocketing!:(
     
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  11. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    Free float handguard, 16-18" barrel, scope, bipod, and 20 round magazine. The heavier the better. I don't like light rifles.
     
  12. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    i want one of these! springfield_m1_left.jpg
     
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  13. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    I just need to replace the Barrel with an 11.5 inch, and she will be PERFECT then!!!!! AR.jpg
     
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  14. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    What I had, was a Colt, Match Target HBAR. I don't remember the correct model#

    Concerning the M1A, I've wanted one for quite a long time. I'd prefer one of the better, upper echelon models. Sniper, Match, I don't know, because I
    have no knowledge in them at all. I've sure looked at plenty of them.
     
  15. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    M1A's are a excellent rifle.
    The M21 I used on a few deployments was one of my favorite firearms I shot during my time in the Army.
    Andy
     
  16. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    The right tool for the job makes the work sooo much easier! And every job has a tool that fits the parameters, some tools can do several jobs but no tool does every job well/ That's why heart surgeons do not operate where brain surgeons excel
     
  17. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    I sure do miss mine too! Best damn rifle I ever was issued! USMC_M14_DMR.JPG
     
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  18. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    Favorite rifle? Well, to paraphrase a 95 YO friend of mine Cmdr. Harry who was a Naval Aviator in WWII flying Hellcats and Corsairs when asked about favorite airplane.... (Whichever one he was in the cockpit of!!!!....

    My favorite rifle is the rifle I am currently holding in my hands.

    Brutus Out
     
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  19. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    You slut!!












    Juuusst kidding :D
     
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  20. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    got em both.

    As well as most everything else.
    I like AR's :D
     
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